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The Epic Pass
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 Your Epic Season Is Now A Reality The Epic Pass is the best value season pass for Australians! Epic is an unrestricted and unlimited access to Perisher (2018 access), Whistler Blackcomb plus Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Park City, Keystone, Heavenly, Northstar, Kirkwood, Stowe (subject to the closing of the acquisition), Wilmot, Afton Alpts, Mt. Brighton, read more…

Over 70cm of Snow in SPRING !
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After an epic Winter in the Southern hemisphere, many think it’s time to put their board/skis back into the closet for another year. But we’re here to remind you that Winter’s ending only means Spring is coming! So if you’re a eager powder hunter as we are, it’s time to put your winter gear back read more…

5 Must Try Experiences In Nozawa Onsen – Part II
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  1. Fireworks on the slopes New Year’s Eve starts with a Bang! During this special day, you can ski on the slopes until 11:30 PM and then enjoy the New Year countdown and fireworks. Cask sake is also offered to visitors for free! If you can’t be there at this period of the year, read more…

The Essential Life of Patrol Dogs
Hank DeVre

  In addition to being extremely cute, patrol puppies can be heroes! During the winter season, many skiers & snowboards trigger avalanches and there’s not many solutions to rescue them. Either the skier is wearing an avalanche airbag (read more about avalanche airbags here), or we need the help of dogs specially trained in saving read more…

How An Avalanche Airbag Could Save Your Life
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Over the last few years, the use of avalanche airbags has intensified both among ski professionals and amateur practitioners. While ten years ago the market offered only a few types of airbags, today, skiers can choose from a wide range of models, produced by at least four manufacturers. These bags have enormous potential to save read more…

Lift Upgrade In Niseko Resort
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Tokyo Resort Services announced the finalization of the lift upgrade to the Family Ace Pair at Niseko Grand Hirafu Ski Resort. The current double chairlift will be replaced with a new high-speed four seat quad: the actual capacity of transportation is 1,200 guests per hour, and will be double to 2,400 guests. It will be read more…

Experience One Week in Whistler !
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Whistler Blackcomb is a place where a deeply rooted mountain culture espouses the spirit of adventure, progression and international notoriety; a place shaped by legendary peaks, Olympic athletes and perpetual wonder. A single lift ticket gives access to two unified mountains at dusk at the base of the village of Whistler, where the vibrant and read more…

Pick-up lines for riding the lift solo
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  We can’t deny that chairlifts are part of the ski trip experience. It’s also one of the strangest vibes on the mountain.   While waiting in line, I realized that this infrastructure is the Bermuda Triangle of human good manners: it’s where all civility disappears. It’s where your brain stops working, and your only objective is read more…

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